What does lambrequin mean?

Definitions for lambrequin
ˈlæm brɪ kɪn, ˈlæm bər-lam·bre·quin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lambrequinnoun

    a scarf that covers a knight's helmet

  2. lambrequinnoun

    short and decorative hanging for a shelf edge or top of a window casing


  1. lambrequinnoun

    A short decorative drapery for a shelf edge or for the top of a window casing; a valance.;an ornamental hanging over upper part of window or along the edge of a shelf; border pattern with draped effect used in ceramics; covering for helmet.


  1. lambrequin

    A lambrequin is a type of decorative drapery or hanging, often made of fabric, that adorns the top of a window, door, or mantelpiece. It is also used to refer to a similar decorative piece attached to a helmet or coat of arms. Lambrequins are typically ornate in design and serve an aesthetic purpose.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lambrequinnoun

    a kind of pendent scarf or covering attached to the helmet, to protect it from wet or heat

  2. Lambrequinnoun

    a leather flap hanging from a cuirass

  3. Lambrequinnoun

    a piece of ornament drapery or short decorative hanging, pendent from a shelf or from the casing above a window, hiding the curtain fixtures, or the like

  4. Etymology: [F. Cf. Lamboys, Label.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lambrequin

    lam′bre-kin, n. a strip of cloth, leather, &c., hanging from a window, doorway, or mantelpiece, as a drapery: an ornamental covering, as of cloth, attached to a helmet. [Fr.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. lambrequin

    Leathern strap or flap hanging from a cuirass, often highly ornamented. Also ribbon of different colors for fastening a helmet, twisted round its crest, the knot forming an ornament.

  2. lambrequin

    A heraldic ornament depicted as hanging down from the helmet, and behind the escutcheon. It is considered to represent either the cointise (an ornamental scarf which passed round the body and over the shoulder) or the military mantle or robe of estate. When intended for the cointise, it is cut into irregular strips and curls of the most capricious forms, whose contortions are supposed to indicate that it has been torn into that ragged condition in the field of battle. When the mantling is treated as a robe of estate, the bearings of the shield are sometimes embroidered on it. A mantling adjusted so as to form a background for the shield and its accessories constitutes an Achievement of Arms. In British heraldry, the mantling of the sovereign is of gold lined with ermine; that of peers, of crimson velvet lined with ermine. Knights and gentlemen have generally crimson velvet lined with white satin; but sometimes the livery colors are adopted instead, as is generally the practice in continental heraldry.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lambrequin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lambrequin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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    the act of making something completely wet
    • A. substrate
    • B. scalawag
    • C. sousing
    • D. impounding

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